|Overview - Lamentations 1|
|1||The miseries of Jerusalem and of the Jews pathetically lamented, with confessions of their sins.|
|12||The attention and compassion of beholders demanded to this unprecedented case.|
|18||The justice of God acknowledged, and his mercy supplicated, with prayers against insulting foes.|
Lamentations 1:20 (King James Version)
Behold, O LORD; for I am in distress: my bowels are troubled; mine heart is turned within me; for I have grievously rebelled: abroad the sword bereaveth, at home there is as death.